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Celebrating 2 Years: British Business Bank Publishes “Spotlight: The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund”

The British Business Bank launched a new report “Spotlight: The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund” at the MADE Festival in Sheffield. The report, published to mark the British Business Bank’s two-year anniversary, draws on the Bank’s own research together with other publicly-available data, highlighting the significant opportunities… Read More

New £40M Fund Made Available for Small Business

As part of the ongoing policy initiative to keep the UK economy chugging along, Margo James, the Small Business Minister, announced the creation of a  the British Business Bank’s 21st Enterprise Capital Fund, to be run by Active PE. The fund is aimed at helping… Read More

The British Business Bank Reports “Strong Results” for 2015/2016

UK government-owned economic development bank reports strong results. The British Business Bank today published its annual report and accounts for 2015/16, highlighting the growth and momentum of the organisation just 17 months on from its inception in November 2014. The report summarizes the Bank’s work through… Read More

British Business Bank Investments Gives Finance Provider Kingsway £16.5M Revolving Credit Under New Expansion Capital Initiative

British Business Bank Investments Ltd., the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, announced on Wednesday the first facility under its new expansion capital initiative.  According to British Business Bank Investments, the first transaction is a £16.5 million revolving credit facility for Kingsway, a Cheshire-based asset finance specialist…. Read More

British Business Bank Investments Ltd Appoints Catherine Lewis La Torre As New CEO

British Business Bank Investments Ltd., the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, announced that it has appointed Catherine Lewis La Torres as its new CEO. Lewis La Torre joins the company from Cardano and has over thirty years’ experience in the private equity industry focused on investing in the… Read More

British Business Bank Report: £3.5 Billion Goes to Equity in SMEs During 2015

Access to capital is imperative for SME growth. Small companies need debt and equity finance to hire employees and pursue strategies to expand operations.  A vibrant equity ecosystem is imperative for early stage companies as typically it is more challenging to access debt finance. In… Read More

British Business Bank Launches “Help to Grow” Program to Boost UK SMEs

The British Prime Minister announced the “Help to Grow” program in February 2015. In the most recent budget statement, the Chancellor boosted the commitment from £100 million to £200 million. Today the program, managed by the British Business Bank, is announcing Lloyd’s Banking Group for… Read More

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